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* A balanced psychology and a full life

Martin E.P. Seligman, Acacia C. Parks, and Tracy Steen

in The Science of Well-Being

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198567523
eISBN:
9780191693670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567523.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter provides a brief overview of American psychology and its history. The goals of studying genius and talent and making relatively untroubled people happy took a backseat to the goal of ... More


“A Great Power Had Swept Over It”: Politics and Power after the Salem Fire

Jacob A. C. Remes

in Disaster Citizenship: Survivors, Solidarity, and Power in the Progressive Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039836
eISBN:
9780252097942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039836.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines the debates that arose in Salem, Boston, and Washington over the state's response to the Salem fire. It first recounts the fire and its impact on residents before turning to the ... More


“A Relic of Barbarism”: Cruelty, Civilization, and Social Order

in The Rights of the Defenseless: Protecting Animals and Children in Gilded Age America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226652016
eISBN:
9780226652023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226652023.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the justification of anticruelty reformers for their decision to combine animal and children protection in Gilded America. It explains that animal and child protectionists ... More


. A Way into Schoenberg’s Opus 15, Number VII

David Lewin

in Studies in Music with Text

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182088
eISBN:
9780199850594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182088.003.0016
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Arnold Schoenberg's poem, Opus 15, Number VII, is an exploration of an affective disorder and comes in two parts. The first three lines expose the affects involved: Angst and Hoffen wechselnd, ... More


abandonment: mr. jones

kayhan p. parsi

in The Picture of Health: Medical Ethics and the Movies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199735365
eISBN:
9780190267520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199735365.003.0018
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses the issue of patient abandonment as seen in the film Mr. Jones (1993). The film focuses on the relationship that ensues between a patient suffering from bipolar disorder ... More


Abnormal Timing of Antagonist Splenius Burst in Head Movements of Patients with Cerebellar Disorders: Clinical and Modeling Results

Wolfgang H. Zangemeister, Jürgen Dee, and Andreas C. Arlt

in The Head-Neck Sensory Motor System

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195068207
eISBN:
9780199847198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195068207.003.0114
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

The objective of this study is to understand the role of the cerebellum with respect to the generating process and timing of the motor control signals. The model for simulation of head movements ... More


Acute and Chronic Countertransference Reactions

Otto F. Kernberg

in Aggressivity, Narcissism, and Self-Destructiveness in the Psychotherapeutic Rela: New Developments in the Psychopathology and Psychotherapy of Severe Personality Disorders

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300101805
eISBN:
9780300128383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300101805.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter examines the technical implications of the activation of intense countertransference reactions in the therapist when faced with severe regression in the transference, and the particular ... More


Addiction: The pleasures and perils of operant behavior

Bennett Foddy

in Addiction and Choice: Rethinking the relationship

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198727224
eISBN:
9780191833427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727224.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter compares the epidemiological and neuroscientific data on different addictions and addiction-like syndromes, from drug addiction to binge-eating disorders, gambling, and videogame ... More


Addiction in Context: Philosophical Lessons from a Personality Disorder Clinic

Hanna Pickard and Steve Pearce

in Addiction and Self-Control: Perspectives from Philosophy, Psychology, and Neuroscience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199862580
eISBN:
9780199369638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199862580.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Moral Philosophy

Popular and neurobiological accounts of addiction tend to treat it as a form of compulsion. This contrasts with personality disorder, where most problematic behaviours are treated as voluntary. But ... More


Addressing mental health needs

Zebulon Taintor

in Terrorism and Public Health: A balanced approach to strengthening systems and protecting people

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195325256
eISBN:
9780199864409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325256.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes the challenges that terrorism poses to mental health and mental health issues related to the 9/11 attacks. It also describes ways of improving mental health system responses to ... More


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